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Re: Release-critical Bugreport



On debian-devel, Richard Braakman <dark@xs4all.nl> wrote:
> Edward Betts wrote:
> > > Maintainer: Heiko Schlittermann <heiko@lotte.sax.de>
> > >   34418  wu-ftpd-academ: this ain't a licence!
> > 
> > Either this bug is fixed and should be closed or the package should be pulled
> > NOW.
> 
> We're not getting any angry letters from the authors' lawyers yet.
> There's some time for the maintainer to straighten this out.  Specifically,
> until the freeze, when other packages with important bugs are removed.
> I don't think we can live without wu-ftpd and descendants, though.

Sorry, you are right, I was jumping the gun. The way the licence is phrased it
appears as though they want to be DFSG free, just don't give some explicit
permissions. But don't quote me on that, I am not a lawyer.

-- 
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